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544. The Blessing Bestowed

1 >With a heart full of anxious request,
Which my Father in heaven bestowed,
I wandered, alone and distressed,
In search of a quiet abode;
Astray and distracted I cried,
“Lord, where would Thou have me to be?”
And the voice of the Lamb that had died
Said, “Come, My beloved, to Me.”

2 I went—for He mightily wins
Weary souls to His peaceful retreat—
And He gave me forgiveness of sins,
And songs that I love to repeat;
And oft as my enemies came,
My views of His glory to dim,
He taught me to trust in His name—
To triumph by leaning on Him.

3 Made pure by the blood that He shed,
My heart in His presence was free;
I was hungry and thirsty—He fed;
I was sick, and He comforted me;
He gave me the blessing complete—
The hope that is with me today—
And a quiet abode at His feet
That shall not be taken away.

Text Information
First Line: With a heart full of anxious request
Title: The Blessing Bestowed
Author: Anna L. Waring (1863)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Scripture: Isaiah 30:15
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Blessing_Bestowed); Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary (http://www.ccel.org/ccel/waring/hymns.txt); Hymn 7: With a heart full of anxious request
Tune Information
Name: SANTIAM
Composer: Joel A. Erickson (2004)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Blessing_Bestowed); Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary (http://www.ccel.org/ccel/waring/hymns.txt); Hymn 7: With a heart full of anxious request



Media
MIDI file: The_Blessing_Bestowed.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Blessing_Bestowed)




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